Shopping cart

0 Items $0.00

St Johns Summer Butterfly Club

 Two Rivers Books and Reading is Resistance, wanted to share this incredible project with you.

The Butterfly Effect: Migration is Beautiful is an art project led by youth activists in the San Francisco Bay area. They want our help to make 76,020 paper butterflies - one for every child detained at the border in 2020.

The butterflies symbolize that migration is beautiful. Just like people, each of them is different and beautiful in its own way. They are also a symbol of support and friendship to all the children affected by US immigration policies.

We hope you’ll join the St. Johns Butterfly Club this summer! Our Butterfly Club Kits will include a Bingo Board, origami paper, and information on the project to encourage you to fold butterflies, complete activities, and read books before the end of the summer. When you’re done, bring your completed board to Two Rivers Bookstore for your prize!

Join the Club & Display Your Butterflies

You can get your Butterfly Club Kit at the following locations:

  • Little Free Libraries around town (guaranteed to be available at the 7714 N Central St. location)
  • The St. Johns Boosters booth at the Cathedral Park Jazz Festival
  • Two Rivers Bookstore and Weird Sisters Yarn.
  • Or you can download a game board from either Two Rivers Bookstore or Reading is Resistance and use materials you have around the house to make your butterflies!

Once you fold your first string of butterflies, hang them up in your window so that your neighbors know you’re involved! Then, keep folding.

At the end of summer, we’ll be creating a community display of butterflies as part of the (event name here).

Resources

Read or watch the Read-Aloud of Dreamers by Yuri Morales
Sample Letter to an Elected Official
Origami Butterflies Video Tutorial
Reading guide for Pancho Rabbit by Duncan Tonatiuh
Introduction to the Butterfly Effect Project
Learn about Favianna Rodriguez and the Migration is Beautiful project
Read "We Didn't Cross the Border, the Border Crossed Us"
Reading Guide for Two White Rabbits by Jairo Buitrago

Event date: 
Saturday, July 10, 2021 - 10:00am to Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 6:00pm
Event address: 
8836 N. Lombard Street
Portland, OR 97203
Dreamers Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823440559
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Neal Porter Books - September 4th, 2018

Two White Rabbits Cover Image
By Jairo Buitrago, Rafael Yockteng (Illustrator), Elisa Amado (Translator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781554987412
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Groundwood Books - October 6th, 2015

Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant's Tale Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781419705830
Availability: Backordered
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2013

Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062937407
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Balzer + Bray - June 2nd, 2020

The All-Together Quilt Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780375822049
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 27th, 2020

Harlem Grown: How One Big Idea Transformed a Neighborhood Cover Image
By Tony Hillery, Jessie Hartland (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534402317
Availability: Backordered
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - August 18th, 2020

How Tia Lola Came to (Visit) Stay (The Tia Lola Stories #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780440418702
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Yearling - August 13th, 2002

Confetti Kids #9: The Protest (Dive Into Reading, Emergent) Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9781643792095
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Lee & Low Books - January 12th, 2021

The Garden (Confetti Kids) Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9781620145661
Availability: Backordered
Published: Lee & Low Books - June 5th, 2018

Block Party (Confetti Kids #3) Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9781620143421
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Lee & Low Books - March 1st, 2017

Efrén Divided Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062881694
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Quill Tree Books - June 8th, 2021

The Land of the Cranes Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338343809
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - September 15th, 2020

Sia Martinez and the Moonlit Beginning of Everything Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534448636
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 11th, 2020

Strange Birds: A Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780425290453
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Puffin Books - September 1st, 2020

Marley Dias Gets It Done: And So Can You! Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338136890
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - January 30th, 2018

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Young Readers Edition Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780147510426
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Puffin Books - January 5th, 2016

We Are Not from Here Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984812261
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Philomel Books - May 19th, 2020

Event Category: